Taigh Benedict, Isle of Iona, , PA76 6SJ

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£350,000

  • OA452-1101S
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  • Isle of Iona

A charming three-bedroom end-terrace cottage with detached bothy, set in a central location on the magical Scottish island of Iona.

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Andrew Fuller

Oban

01631 566 122
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      Overview

      • • Much sought-after island location
      • • Traditional three-bedroom cottage
      • • Detached two-bedroom bothy located to the rear
      • • Popular holiday location
      • • Idyllic rural setting close to Iona Abbey
      • • Short walk to the island’s pure white sandy beaches
      • • Sizable rear garden with mature garden to the front
      • • Central village location, close to local amenities
      • • EPC Rating D59

      Situated in a wonderful, rural location on the picturesque Isle of Iona, Taigh Benedict offers buyers an opportunity to acquire a charming three-bedroom end-terrace cottage with detached bothy, the perfect home for those looking to relocate to this magical Inner Hebrides island.

      Iona holds a special place in the hearts of people from around the world and properties are seldom listed for sale in the open market. With far reaching views across the Sound of Iona to the Isle of Mull, the cottage is thought to be one of the oldest properties on the island.

      The property is entered from the front elevation, with the main entrance door leading from the front garden through a vestibule into a central hallway. To the right, the lounge enjoys out to the front and is warmed through by an open grate fire.

      To the left of the hall, a sitting room is also positioned to the front of the house, also offering alternative use as a home office, study or additional bedroom.

      The family kitchen is located to the rear of the property, enjoying open views out to the rear garden. A stylish AGA sits within the kitchen design, offering warmth and comfort in equal measure. Adjacent to the kitchen, a boot room also offers additional storage as require, with a doorway leading out to the rear garden. A utility toom is also accessed from the boot room.

      Also accessed from the hallway, a ground floor bedroom is also located to the rear of the house, along with a family shower room. Two further bedrooms are located on the upper floor, each enjoying open views out to the front and rear. The largest of the two bedrooms benefits from an en-suite shower room.

      Located to the rear of the main house, a bothy provides overflow accommodation as required. The layout comprises entrance vestibule, galley kitchen, living room and two double bedrooms, one of which benefits from an en-suite bathroom.

      The property enjoys a privileged position on the island and offers open views across the village and the Sound of Iona. The garden to the rear of the property is mainly laid to lawn, with aborder of mature shrubs and bushes.

      Taigh Benedict is a charming, traditional cottage sitting in an enviable island location, however the property would benefit from modernisation in places.

      Taigh Benedict is set in a peaceful and scenic rural location on the iconic island of Iona, close to both the village and the world-famous Iona Abbey.

      The ferry service from Fionnphort on the Isle of Mull to Iona operates regularly and takes just ten minutes. Iona supports a lively and thriving resident community and attracts thousands of visitors and tourists every year, keen to follow in the footsteps of St Columba. They are also drawn by the peace and tranquillity of the abbey and its environs, as well as the varied wildlife, the beauty of the landscape and the many secluded, sandy beaches. With the number of vehicles on the island restricted by permit, and no crime to speak of, Iona is a wonderful, safe environment for children and adults alike.

      The island has a well-stocked general store as well as a number of other shops and businesses catering to locals and tourists providing general provisions, bicycle hire, souvenirs and food and drink. There is also a small post office, library, primary school, village hall, two hotels together with a restaurant/bar and various places of worship.

      The second largest of the Inner Hebrides, Mull is a highly accessible island, being reached by a 45 minute vehicular ferry from Oban. Services from Lochaline on Morvern and Kilchoan on the Ardnamurchan peninsula are also available. Local bus services covering the island are operated by West Coast Motors and there is a small airstrip at Glenforsa suitable for private aircraft. A main line train service operates from Glasgow to Oban, with most trains connecting with the ferry.

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      From Craignure on Mull leave the ferry terminal and turn left onto the A849 signposted to Bunessan and Fionnphort (Iona Ferry), following the road all the way to its end at the Iona ferry car park. Take the ferry across the sound, disembarking at the pier. Taigh Benedict is located directly to the front of the pier, just a oneminute walk from the ferry.